Manama

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Alain Nguyen

"I used the InterNations community to find a partner for my tennis matches in Bahrain and it worked very well."

Antonia Dreising

"Despite the very diverse, very international character of Bahrain, I felt quite lonely as an expat -- before joining InterNations, that is. "

Enjoy living and working in Manama

Are you an expat living in Manama? You will surely come across many questions, such as ʺWhat documents does the Bahraini aliens department require for a work permit?”, ʺWhat cultural taboos should I respect in a liberal Muslim country such as this?ʺ, or ”What can other expats recommend for language schools in town?”

Looking for all of the information that is important for living and working in Manama can take you hours. However, by using our Manama expat guide you can greatly simplify your relocation to Manama. Beginning with local infrastructure top tips about culture & sights - the guide deals with all the different facets of the expat life in Manama.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Manama. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from living in Barcelona to living in Paris.

Top Articles in the Manama Expat Guide

  • Moving to Manama

    Expats moving to Manama will experience an interesting mixture of modernity and tradition. Moreover, Manama has historically welcomed expats from different nations and ethnicities, making the city today a cosmopolitan melting pot. Find out more on InterNations!
  • Living in Manama

    Many different influences make Manama a cosmopolitan, open, and international city. As such, living in Manama is bound to be an enriching and unique experience, even if some expats at first struggle with the extreme climate. Read on for more info on the city, leisure options, education and more.
  • Working in Manama

    Manama is an attractive prospect to many expatriates based on the very low levels of taxation and liberal working arrangements: there are many diverse opportunities, you just need a residency visa, work visa and ID card. Find out more on InterNations!

Information for the Expat Life in Manama

Are you looking for specific information, such as expat tax consultants in town or a doctor speaking your native language in Bahrain? On top of our expat guide, you will have access to our expat directory for Manama, which provides you with a complete catalogue of all expat-relevant locales and relocation services in Manama. Moreover, you also can take full advantage of our Manama expat forum in order to look for tips and information from your fellow expatriates.

Become part of InterNations Manama and you’ll be warmly greeted with a welcoming As-salām 'alaykum from our expats living and working in Manama.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Manama? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Zurich or living in Jersey City!

Alain Nguyen

"I used the InterNations community to find a partner for my tennis matches in Bahrain and it worked very well."

Antonia Dreising

"Despite the very diverse, very international character of Bahrain, I felt quite lonely as an expat -- before joining InterNations, that is. "

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